Tiffany Nelson, MD, is the Chief Strategy Officer, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Medical Officer for Innovation Care Partners (ICP), a clinical integration network and accountable care organization in Arizona. Dr. Nelson played an integral role in ICP’s formation and has been instrumental in developing its care management program and technology platform.
Dr. Nelson obtained her medical degree from The University of Arizona College of Medicine, where she received the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha distinction. Following medical school, Dr. Nelson completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Banner Good Samaritan, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Nelson was chosen to be part of the inaugural class of Health IT Fellows by the Office of the National Coordinator.
Dr. Nelson is the founder of Desert Ridge Family Physicians in Phoenix. The practice was created in 2004 to promote a patient-centered philosophy in order to foster long-lasting relationships with patients. Desert Ridge has grown to 10 physicians and provides care to more than 25,000 patients. The practice has received NextGen’s Best Small Practice Award, the Intel Innovation Award, and The Arizona Republic’s Most Family Friendly Primary Care Office.